508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Memorial Garden

A beautiful garden near the Merderet River in Chef du Pont honours the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

The first memorial states:

To our friend O. B. Hill
Founder of the 508th Parachute
Infantry Regiment Association
He loved norman people

The second memorial states:

This garden is offered by the
508th American veterans
in memory
of June 1944 fights

The third memorial states:

Was our friend Capt Rex Combs
initiated of the garden

5 June 2012

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  • Text: Randy Brandt
  • Photos: Randy Brandt (1,2,3) & David Farley (4)